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Teacher Kyri Demby and Jefferson County Public Schools board chair Diane Porter are the recipients of this year’s Robinson Award for Diversity and Equity in Public Education.
The Grace M. James Academy for Excellence in Jefferson County is an Afrocentric, single-gender STEAM school designed to give middle school students from historically marginalized groups a different educational and social experience.
During a March 23 virtual meeting, members of the Kentucky Department of Education’s Teachers Advisory Council met with department leadership to examine KDE’s ongoing equity initiatives.
Alisa Keller was one of 82 educators recognized by the Kentucky Department of Education and the Kentucky National Board Certified Teachers Network for obtaining National Board certification during a Feb. 11 virtual ceremony.
Shubh Gupta, a junior at duPont Manual High School (Jefferson County) and Alex Marion Young, a junior at Saint Xavier High School in Louisville, were selected to participate in the United States Senate Youth Program (USSYP) during the 59th annual USSYP Washington Week, to be held March 14-17.
Members of the Kentucky Department of Education’s (KDE’s) Commissioner’s Student Advisory Council (SAC) virtually reunited for a brief meeting to discuss Commissioner of Education Jason E. Glass’ upcoming virtual listening tour.
The Kentucky Department of Education’s School Counselor Advisory Council met virtually Jan. 28 and was asked to continue planning to administer state assessments, though department staff still are monitoring the situation at the federal level.
Twenty-two Kentucky schools are being recognized by the College Board for expanding young women’s access to computer science in 2020.
Four Kentucky students are among 300 semifinalists in the 2021 Regeneron Science Talent Search, selected from 1,760 applicants across the nation and in 10 foreign countries.